August 05, 2008
The story behind 3idiots
Rajkumar Hirani's 3 Idiots starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor,
Sharman Joshi, Madhavan and Boman Irani has gone on the floors. The
film is loosely based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone. The
first teaser poster of the film is out and has a huge blackboard with
mathematical formulae scribbled on it.
The cast of 3 idiots include:
HARI - MADHAVAN
The first characters of the novel are Hari – who is shy and wants to
be handsome like Ryan. Hari is average and is bad at vivas.. He falls
in love with his professor's daughter and whenever Hari tries to
impress his professor, he brings down his image.
RYAN - AAMIR KHAN
The second student is Ryan, he is handsome and adventurous and he
always says that he loves his friends more than his parents and he
don't want to mug up things and he gets low grades, in the college
exams .He wants to do things in his own way and he tries to do that
and he too gets into the five pointers.
ALOK - SHARMAN JOSHI
The third is Alok-A simple boy who wants to get good grades and earn
money to overcome poverty of his family.
PROFESSOR KURIEN – BOMAN IRNAI
NEHA KURIEN (DAUGHTER OF PROFESSO) – KAREENA KAPOOR
Work in progress
Sources reveal that Hirani doesn't want to give away the look of his
protagonists soon, which is why the teaser doesn't have any of the
actors in it. However, work on the film is underway and Hirani plans
to wrap 3 Idiots by December.
The source adds, "The shoot of the film with the supporting characters
has already begun, Hirani and his
team are in Simla and the
film is scheduled to be shot in Ladakh, Delhi , Bangalore and Mumbai
as well. Aamir and rest of the cast will begin shooting in early
Shantanu Moitra has given the music for 3 Idiots while the lyrics are
by Swanand Kirkire.
Class is on
Apparently, author Chetan Bhagat was the first to see the poster and
quite liked the final result. "Since the setting is that of an
engineering college campus the poster had to have elements of a
The poster has been designed by Rahul Nanda.